Edition 20: Editorial

Written by Felicity Gerry QC

 

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Welcome to the FEBRUARY 2021 issue of ANZSIL Perspective.

My editorial team and I are delighted to launch the ANZSIL Perspective online platform www.anzsilperspective.com where you can find all our latest Perspectives and our archive. Over the last year since we have been outward facing rather than a members only publication, we as an editorial team have been impressed by the high level of contributions which we have shared with members and freely online for the international community.

This month we are very pleased to have four excellent contributions, two Perspectives and two book reviews from a range of authors with some thoughtful insight into international law issues.

As ANZSIL Perspecive continues to grow, we look forward to monthly or fast turnaround contributions which can particularly reflect our regional representation in international law practice and academia.

This month I am, as ever, delighted that, once again, we have articles from a diverse range of authors giving voice to a diverse range of international law issues, including serious issues of international peace and security, sovereignty, international criminal law and neuroscience.

As you know, in my role as editor I am keen to encourage contributions from across our membership and the wider international legal community, especially those with emerging careers. I am also pleased that our contributions in 2020  included discussion and responses to earlier publications so that ANZSIL Perspective is also contributing to continued debate and education. I look forward to the submissions for March 2021.

Felicity Gerry QC (Editor)

The deadline for the next ANZSIL Perspective is 12 March 2020. The current call for Perspectives and submission details and guidelines are on the ANZSIL Perspective webpage.

The views expressed in contributions to ANZSIL Perspective are those of the authors. Those views are not necessarily shared by ANZSIL or the Editors of Perspective.

Felicity Gerry QC
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Felicity is on the lists of counsel for the ICC and KSC having come to international practice now her children are older. She is admitted in England and Wales and Australia (Victoria and the High Court Roll) and specialises in complex criminal law cases, generally involving an international element including terrorism, homicide, biosecurity and human trafficking. She has a particular interest in complicity as leading counsel in the UK Supreme Court decision in R v Jogee [2016] UKSC 8 and having led an amicus brief on CIL and complicity in the ICTY. She is Professor of Practice at Deakin University where she teaches a unit on Contemporary International Legal Challenges. She is widely published in areas including women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems. Her current PhD candidature is on Transnational Feminisms and the Human Trafficking Dilemma.

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